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Hamidullah, Muhammad. Muslim conduct of state: being a treatise on Siyar (Siyar), that is Islamic notion of public international law, consisting of the laws of peace, war, and neutrality, together with precedents from orthodox practice and preceded by a historical and general introduction, 3rd edition. Lahore, Pakistan: Sh. Muhammad Ashraf, 1953.

Muslim Conduct of State outlines the intricacies of how Muslim nations following secular and religious law should treat other nations and people. This discussion extends to treatment of others during war time. The page on display discusses the definition of war, and the entire work then goes over privileges given to non-Muslim and Muslim rebels during civil wars and rebellions. Distinctions are drawn between Muslim and non-Muslim people, states, and laws.

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War Law Philosophy and Perceptions